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Chemistry Demonstrations: This Eureka Moment is brought to you by HMNS Volunteers
August 4, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: Today’s post was written by Tom Szlucha, a volunteer docent here at the Museum. “EUREKA!” In his excitement, Archimedes runs down the street, naked and dripping wet from his bath. In this legend, he makes a discovery as he immerses himself in the bathtub and notices the water rise.  It is this observation […]

Super Cool Surface Tension
March 17, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: shioshvili Did you know that water is sticky?  It may not look sticky, but water molecules love to stick together.  Water molecules pull and tug on each other from all directions. Look at a glass of water. A special stretchy “skin” forms at the top of a glass of water because the molecules […]



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